Rapidly growing Life Science and Technology firms across the Bay Area rely heavily on advanced IT capabilities to drive efficiency and allow them to do more with fewer employees. This can put a big strain on internal IT departments who are working to keep things optimized with limited staff and resources. The constant threat of security breaches complicates the job even further. Many companies are turning to outsourced IT and security providers to supplement their internal IT departments in a co-managed model.
Exploring the features and benefits of co-managed IT services for the life sciences and technology industries
Growth firms funded by venture capital are laser focused on their core business milestones. Their plans can change quickly. This can cause even the most capable of internal IT departments to fall behind.
Facing this reality, many experienced management teams are making the decision to augment their internal IT departments with a managed services partner, working in a co-managed model. We’ve played a complementary role for internal departments of all shapes and sizes – providing help where needed in collaboration with internal IT professionals.
Modern businesses rely on IT for pretty much everything. Biotechnology firms are especially reliant on a reliable and solid IT infrastructure in order to get work done and meet tight deadlines. Strategic IT support for Silicon Valley biotechnology firms is an absolute must.
However, as mentioned, internal IT departments for busy biotechnology firms are often overwhelmed and in need of backup support. Co-management allows entities with in-house IT support to supplement their onsite arrangements with additional outsourced service professionals.
The co-managed IT model can take many forms including:
Since 2002 KalioTek™ has specialized in providing IT and security teams to emerging and midsized life sciences and technology firm in the Bay Area. We provide a range of strategic planning and execution services on a flexible model that adapts to the dynamic needs of this market. We aim to become and ongoing extension of your team, adapting to whatever structure will best support your goals at any given time. For those looking for a strategic partner through all stages of growth, we welcome a conversation.